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HSE PLAN ON LOSING FEE CHARGE CHALLENGE

Posted on 10th February 2017
Judicial review triggers regulator rethink on Fee for Intervention

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DOING SAFETY DIFFERENTLY… AND BETTER?

Posted on 9th February 2017
Rethinking a more positive approach to workplace health and safety

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HSE SET TO ACT ON CONSTRUCTION HEALTH RISKS

Posted on 27th January 2017
Regulator now firmly focussed on lung disease and manual handling

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GUARDING FINE CONTINUES UPWARD TREND

Posted on 12th January 2017
Firm pays £330,000 after amputation of workman’s finger tips

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REVIEW 2016: KEY DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2017 ONWARDS

Posted on 5th January 2017
New approaches, simplification, health and more…

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HSE REFURBISHMENT ‘BLITZES’ RAISE OVER £1,000,000

Posted on 8th December 2016
Enforcement action increased 8% during HSE 2016 intensive inspections

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HSE TO INTERVENE WITH CDM CLIENTS AND DESIGNERS

Posted on 7th December 2016
hselogo1Construction industry plan to focus on CDM 2015, Health and SME’s

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HARM, HAZARDS, RISK AND PRECAUTIONS

Posted on 16th November 2016
Reflections on workplace risk assessment concepts and processes

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HSE FEE FOR INTERVENTION FACES LEGAL CHALLENGE

Posted on 18th October 2016
hselogo1Permission for judicial review of FFI appeals scheme granted

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HSE SEEK RISK ASSESSMENT FLEXIBILITY & SIMPLICITY

Posted on 9th October 2016
Proposed change to guidance could produce bonfire of ‘paperwork’

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HSE ‘CRACKDOWN’ INCLUDES CDM CLIENTS & DESIGNERS

Posted on 29th September 2016
hselogo1Unannounced inspections followed up with supply chain to ‘reinforce’ duties

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HSE SPEAK OUT ON CDM 2015 IMPLEMENTATION

Posted on 26th September 2016
Construction Head for HSE updates APS at September 2016 Conference

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HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES NOW UNDER THE ‘COSHH’!

Posted on 26th September 2016
HSE online survey seeks views on simplifying key regulations

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TIPS ON PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR ‘DAMAGE LIMITATION’

Posted on 19th September 2016
How the PC can reduce risk of liability for contractor performance

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TUC CLAIM 80% OF CONSTRUCTION SITES UNREGULATED

Posted on 19th September 2016
Survey reveals construction at bottom of HSE inspection list

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UNIONS CONDEMN NEW APPOINTMENT TO HSE BOARD

Posted on 15th September 2016
TUC accuses government of blatant abuse over fair balance rules

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NON-INJURY INCIDENT ATTRACTS £500,000 FINE

Posted on 23rd August 2016
Poor control of work at height hits Bulgarian firm in pocket

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INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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REGULATORY RED TAPE OR BUSINESS BLUE TAPE?

Posted on 18th August 2016
HSE concerned over burdens imposed by supply chain and others

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HSE REGULATION OF CONSTRUCTION PROVES EFFECTIVE

Posted on 16th August 2016
Research report concludes improved performance linked to regulator

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HSE INVOICE OVER £4M IN FEES FROM CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 11th July 2016
hselogo1Inspection charges rise by 26% whilst HSE enforcement notices fall

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BREXIT: IMPLICATIONS FOR H&S LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Posted on 5th July 2016
CDM Regulations 2015 could be prime candidate for reform spotlight

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UNION CLAIMS HSE SITE INSPECTIONS DECLINING

Posted on 10th June 2016
Construction union UCATT argues inspection policy endangering lives

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IMPLICATIONS OF BREXIT FOR UK CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 3rd June 2016
Wholesale relaxation of EU Regulations (including CDM 2015) unlikely

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HUGE PENALTY OVER FATAL EXCAVATION FAILINGS

Posted on 5th May 2016
Major contractor fined £2.5 million after workman dies in trench

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FORMER HSE CHAIR SPEAKS MIND ON KEY ISSUES

Posted on 28th April 2016
Outgoing health and safety boss has further swipe at consultants

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NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CHAIR APPOINTED

Posted on 26th April 2016
Government chooses supporter of greater HSE ‘commercialisation’hselogo1

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: NO ACOP FOR 12 MONTHS

Posted on 18th April 2016
Industry body accepts HSE decision on CDM 2015 Approved Code

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HSE USE PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR TO TRACE OFFENDER

Posted on 12th April 2016
Contractor tracked down and given custodial sentence

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‘NEAR MISS’ FALL COSTS COMPANY £160,000 FINE

Posted on 6th April 2016
Workman “almost” fell through a fragile factory roof

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HSE REQUIRED TO SOFTEN ENFORCEMENT POLICY

Posted on 9th March 2016
Proportionality requires regulator to expect a focus on ‘significant’ risk

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HSE INSPECTIONS OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FALL

Posted on 8th March 2016
hselogo1Information released to UCATT reveals 8% fall in HSE inspections

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR SAFETY BOSS SPEAKS HIS MIND

Posted on 3rd March 2016
Industry heavy on paperwork and in danger of overlooking major risks

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RISK ASSESSMENT: SUMMARY OF KEY HSE GUIDANCE

Posted on 2nd March 2016
Regulator advice on assessment aids risk management “simplification”

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NEW HSE HEALTH AND SAFETY SYSTEM STRATEGY

Posted on 29th February 2016
hselogo1Greater simplification, reduced bureaucracy and complexity?

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HSE REJECTS UNION STANCE ON CONSTRUCTION DEATHS

Posted on 23rd February 2016
hselogo1Regulator defends record on timing and success of prosecutions

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UCATT HIGHLIGHT FAILINGS IN PROSECUTION SYSTEM

Posted on 19th February 2016
Delays in justice rise as construction fatality related convictions fall

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CHIEFS HEALTH SUMMIT

Posted on 22nd January 2016
Vital that industry takes action to improve health as well as safety

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: LULL BEFORE THE STORM?

Posted on 20th January 2016
HSE enforcement opportunities enhanced by new regulations

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HSE COMMITS TO RISK MANAGEMENT SIMPLIFICATION

Posted on 19th January 2016
Upcoming strategy to target “well meaning over-complication” by others

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CDM 2015 COMES UNDER ‘RED TAPE’ CHALLENGE

Posted on 3rd December 2015
Government believe new CDM Regulations may be growth barrier

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HSE INITIATIVE NETS OVER £1MILLION IN FEES

Posted on 13th November 2015
hselogo1Refurbishment projects pay price for poor risk management

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HSE CHAIR LOOKS FOR LEADING LINE MANAGERS

Posted on 12th November 2015
hselogo1Confusion over ‘responsibility’ at the heart of incidents

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MASSIVE DELAY IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS CRITCISED

Posted on 5th November 2015
UCATT pleads that “eight long years too long” for justice

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COST OF NON-COMPLIANCE RISING STEADILY

Posted on 28th October 2015
HSE Fee for Intervention data reveals costs increasing year on year

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HSE CONIAC HEALTH RISK MANAGEMENT GUIDE

Posted on 28th October 2015
Construction industry body provides guidance on health

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CSCS CARD FRAUD UNDERMINES CONFIDENCE

Posted on 22nd October 2015
BBC exposes test centres rigging construction health and safety tests

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HSE REFURB ‘BLITZ’ SUPPORTED BY REFORMED FIRM

Posted on 16th September 2015
hselogo1National company director calls for action on HSE campaign

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: GUIDANCE UPDATE

Posted on 15th September 2015
hselogo1HSE CDM 2015 Q&A Briefs published on CITB website

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CAMPAIGN PLANNED TO ‘CRACK’ FRAGILE ROOFS

Posted on 25th August 2015
Solutions sought to intractable fragile roof death toll

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